Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts concerning the prophets; Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall: for from the prophets of Jerusalem is profaneness gone forth into all the land.
Why are, well sitting still? Gather yourselves together and let us enter the defenced cities And let us be silent there, - For, Yahweh our God, hath put us to silence And made us drink poisoned water, Because we have sinned against Yahweh.
Therefore, Thus saith Yahweh of hosts, The God of Israel, Behold me! Feeding them, even this people, with wormwood, - And I will cause them to drink, poisoned water;
But they put in my food - poison! And, for my thirst, they gave for my drink - vinegar!
He hath built up against me, and carried round me, fortifications and a trench;
they gave him to drink, wine, with gall, mingled, and, tasting, he would not drink.
And, the name of the star, is called Wormwood; and the third of the waters became wormwood, and many of the men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
So the priests and the prophets, and all the people, heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the house of Yahweh.